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Mun-dee, Tues-dee...

An oddity from the March 2001 Atlantic Monthly's Word Court:

PAT DODDS, of Fresno, California, writes, "I was recently looking up the word Monday in the dictionary with my third-grade students, and we made an amazing discovery. The preferred pronunciation of Monday is 'mun-dee,' with a long-esound, not 'mun-day,' with a long-a sound. I checked other days of the week, and they were all the same: 'sun-dee' and so on. I checked other dictionaries and found the same thing..."

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